Remembering Zhao Ziyang

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the death of former Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang

Outcasts on Chinese Subways

Friend Tricia Wang is spending a year in China doing fascinating research on poor migrants and their use of technology.  She recently shared an excellent wri...

China Real Estate Bubble?

You should be worried when the CEO of Beijing’s largest real estate company Zhang Xin has this to say: My view is that the real estate business has a lot of ...

Centralization and Censorship

For those of you that don’t know, Facebook and Twitter have been blocked here in the People’s Republic of China for the past several months. While most woul...

China Unicom 3-Year iPhone Exclusive

Chinese media is reporting that China Unicom and Apple have signed a 3 year deal to sell the iPhone in mainland China.  Reports are that Unicom will purchase...

Yogurt Workshop

My friend Karen and her business partner Andy have been hard at work introducing the concept of gourmet frozen yogurt to the Guangzhou consumer. Their brainc...